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The Big Data Opportunity in our Driverless Future

by Evangelos Simoudis

From Detroit to Germany, Japan, and Korea, within the incumbent automotive industry there is amplifying conversation about the magnitude, extent and timing of the disruption that will result from the introduction...


Tourism, Public Transport and Sustainable Mobility

by Prof. C. Michael Hall, Diem-Trinh Le-Klähn & Yael Ram

This book offers a comprehensive global examination of the relationship between public transport and tourism as well as exploring other sustainable transport modes. It offers a unique view by analysing tourism...


The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management: Understanding the Supply Chain

by Alan Rushton, Phil Croucher & Peter Baker

Explore all stages of the supply chain, from raw materials through to the final distribution of the finished product, with this definitive guide.


Straight and Level: Practical Airline Economics

by Stephen Holloway

This third edition of Straight and Level thoroughly updates the previous edition with extensive comments on recent industry developments and emerging business models. The discussion is illustrated by current...


Engineering Economics for Aviation and Aerospace

by Bijan Vasigh & Javad Gorjidooz

For all engineers and practitioners, it is essential to have a fundamental understanding of cost structure, estimating cash flows, and evaluating alternative projects and designs on an economic basis. Engineering...


Air Transport in the 21st Century: Key Strategic Developments

by John F. O'Connell & George Williams

Airlines are buffeted by fluctuating political and economic landscapes, ever-changing competition, technology developments, globalization, increasing deregulation and evolving customer requirements. As a consequence...


Railway Management and Engineering: Fourth Edition

by V. Profillidis

In a rapidly changing world, with increasing competition in all sectors of transportation, railways are in a period of restructuring their management and technology. New methods of organization are introduced,...


The Law of Ship Mortgages

by David Osborne, Graeme Bowtle & Charles Buss

Thought to be the most comprehensive guide to English law relating to ship mortgages, the second edition of The Law of Ship Mortgages has been highly anticipated. This fully-updated and complete explanation...


Inland Waterway Transport: Challenges and prospects

by Bart Wiegmans & Rob Konings

Inland waterways are a host for a mode of transport that is not as visible to the general public or as used as it once was. It is, however, generally perceived to be very important to our freight transport system...


A Study Guide for the Operator Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) in Road Freight: A Complete Self-study Course for OCR and CILT Examination

Innovation in Public Transport Finance: Property Value Capture

by Shishir Mathur

With all levels of governments currently, and for the foreseeable future, under significant fiscal stress, any new transit funding mechanism is to be welcomed. Value capture (VC) is one such mechanism, which...


Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution

by Janette Sadik-Khan & Seth Solomonow

Like a modern-day Jane Jacobs, Janette Sadik-Khan transformed New York City's streets to make room for pedestrians, bikers, buses, and green spaces. Describing the battles she fought to enact change, Streetfight...


Introduction to Air Transport Economics: From Theory to Applications

by Bijan Vasigh & Ken Fleming

Introduction to Air Transport Economics: From Theory to Applications uniquely merges the institutional and technical aspects of the aviation industry with their theoretical economic underpinnings. In one comprehensive...


Liberalization in Aviation: Competition, Cooperation and Public Policy

by David Gillen, Kai Hüschelrath & Hans-Martin Niemeier

The last few decades have witnessed substantial liberalization trends in various industries and countries. Starting with the deregulation of the US airline industry in 1978, regulatory restructuring took place...


International Maritime Transport Costs: Market Structures and Network Configurations

by Gordon Wilmsmeier

Based on in-depth empirical research, this book develops our understanding of maritime transport costs, the maritime industry and the competitiveness of regions in a global market environment through a geographical...


Designing Future-Oriented Airline Businesses

by Nawal K. Taneja

Designing Future-Oriented Airline Businesses is the eighth Ashgate book by Nawal K. Taneja to address the ongoing challenges and opportunities facing all generations of airlines. Firstly, it challenges and encourages...


Moving Boxes by Air: The Economics of International Air Cargo

by Peter S. Morrell

Air cargo is a key element of the global supply chain. It allows outsourcing of manufacturing to other countries and links production in both multinational and smaller enterprises. It has also been the most...


Evolution of International Aviation: Phoenix Rising

by Dawna L. Rhoades

The purpose of this book is twofold. First, it lays out the forces that shaped the international aviation industry and that changed all the rules in the drive for liberalization. Second, it looks at the many...


Modeling Applications in the Airline Industry

by Ahmed Abdelghany

Modeling Applications in the Airline Industry explains the different functions and tactics performed by airlines during their planning and operation phases. Each function receives a full explanation of the challenges...


Flying Ahead of the Airplane

by Nawal K. Taneja

Airlines willing to develop insight from foresight relating to the expected 'step phase changes' will eventually improve their margins. However, the backward-looking airline, managed using old strategic levers...